Budget Accommodation, Backpackers and Youth Hostels are an affordable option for short-term accommodation.

They predominantly offer dormitory accommodation, which comprises sharing a room with several other people and using shared kitchen and bathroom facilities. Additionally, they can sometimes provide twin, triple and single room accommodation.

For those who are looking for cheap Temporary Accommodation, it can be a good way to get to know Adelaide and meet other people. The list below provides contact details, information and an idea of the starting cost of this type of accommodation.

My Place Adelaide Backpackers

Address:

257 Waymouth Street, ADELAIDE

Phone:

+ 61 8 8221 5299 OR 1800 221 529 (Tollfree within Australia)

Fax:

+ 61 8 8221 5244

Credit cards accepted:

Bankcard, Mastercard, Visa and travellers cheques

E-mail:

bookings@adelaidehostel.com.au

Website:

http://www.adelaidehostel.com.au

Just 5 minutes walk from city centre. In a great location just 400 metres from the Central Bus Station. Price includes a light breakfast and some internet access. This hostel features newly furnished bedrooms with air-conditioning, linen, fully equipped kitchens and washing machines. In-house social activities organised regularly.

Adelaide Backpackers Inn

Address:

112 Carrington Street, ADELAIDE

Phone:

+ 61 8 8223 6635 OR 1800 247 725 (Tollfree within Australia)

Credit cards accepted:

Bankcard, Mastercard, Visa and travellers cheques

E-mail:

abackinn@bigpond.net.au

Website:

http://www.adelaidebackpackersinn.net.au

The Inn is conveniently located less than ten minutes walk from the city centre and only a few minutes away from the Central Markets and Shopping Centre where you are able to buy all the requirements you would need. The Inn is also only minutes away from one of the main Commercial streets of Adelaide (King William Street). A short walk up King William Street brings you to Rundle Mall, The Adelaide Convention Center, Adelaide Casino, South Australian Art Gallery and Museum, the Adelaide Botanic Gardens, Parliament House, Government House, Universities, Adelaide Oval and many other interesting attractions in the city square. You can request pick up and drop you off from the bus / train station or from the airport when you stay at the Adelaide Backpackers Inn. This can be organised prior to your arrival online with their online reservation form. Accommodation ranges from single beds in dormitory rooms to single and double beds in private rooms. Rooms are airconditioned for a little more comfort and privacy. Free daily breakfasts in the morning and dessert each night. Free tea and coffee facilities, bag storage and video hire.

Adelaide Central Y.H.A

Address:

135 Waymouth Street, ADELAIDE

Phone:

+ 61 8 8414 3010

Fax:

+ 61 8 8414 3014

Credit cards accepted:

Mastercard, Visa

E-mail:

adlcentral@yha.com.au

Website:

http://www.yha.com.au/adelaide

Located in the heart of the city, overlooking picturesque Light Square. Modern facilities, large self catering kitchen, dining room, television room, free luggage storage, bike hire, fully airconditioned, internet and WIFI, and 24 hour security access. Adelaide's highest quality backpacker and budget accommodation. Family and private rooms with or without ensuite are available. This is four star, friendly, clean, safe and comfortable accommodation at an affordable rate. Linen is provided and towels are available for hire.

Adelaide Travellers Inn Backpackers Hostel

Address:

220 Hutt Street, ADELAIDE

Phone:

+ 61 8 8224 0753

Credit cards accepted:

Bankcard, Mastercard, Visa and travellers cheques

E-mail:

bookings@adelaidebackpackers.com.au

Website:

http://www.adelaidebackpackers.com.au

Located in the heart of Adelaide, South Australia, Adelaide City Backpackers is a family owned Hostel providing quality, friendly accommodation. Includes linen, free cheesecake every evening, free breakfast.

 

 

Adelaide's Shakespeare Backpackers International Hostel

 

 Address:

 123 Waymouth Street, ADELAIDE

 Phone:

 +61 8 8231 7655 OR 1800 556 889 (Tollfree within Australia)

 Credit cards accepted:

 Visa, Mastercard, EFTPOS and Travellers Cheques

 E-mail:

 info@shakeys.com.au

 Website:

 http://www.shakeys.com.au

Specialise in 'on arrival' short-term student accommodation.  Family and private rooms available.  24hr reception. In the heart of the backpacker district in Adelaide CBD, Close to central bus station, Chinatown, Central Markets, Hindley Street, Light Square Pubs & Clubs.

Backpack Oz

Address:

144 Wakefield Street, ADELAIDE

Phone:

+61 8 8223 3551 OR 1800 633 307 (Tollfree within Australia)

Credit cards accepted:

 Bankcard, Mastercard, Visa and travellers cheques.

E-mail:

enquiries@backpackoz.com.au

Website:

http://www.backpackoz.com.au/

Backpack Oz is a small clean hostel with modern facilities. It has a nice big TV lounge, free videos and a pool table. Freebies include free breakfast every morning and free dinner on Wednesday evenings. Fresh linen and duvet is provided but you will need to bring your own towel.

Cannon Street Backpackers

Address:

110 Franklin Street, ADELAIDE

Phone:

+ 61 8 8410 1218 OR 1800 069 731 (Tollfree within Australia)

Fax:

+ 61 8 8410 1218

Credit cards accepted:

Bankcard, Mastercard, Visa and travellers cheques

E-mail:

cannonst@bigpond.net.au

Website:

http://www.cannonst.com.au/

Accommodation is in 4 bed dorms, 10 bed dorms, and doubles, all are reasonably priced and discounts can be arranged for stays of 1 week or longer. A free breakfast with good coffee, and apple pie and ice cream is provided to all guests each evening . Linen is provided.

East Park Lodge

Address:

341 Angas Street, ADELAIDE

Phone:

+ 61 8 8223 1228

Fax:

+ 61 8 8223 7772

Credit cards accepted:

Bankcard, Mastercard, Visa and travellers cheques

E-mail:

stay@eastparklodge.com.au

Website:

http://www.eastparklodge.com.au

Residential area east side of the city. Two minutes to banks, post office, pharmacy, cafes, restaurants and supermarket. Ten minutes to Rundle Street. Uninterrupted views from roof garden and hills scape/city. The only hostel in town with free swimming pool and sauna. Prices include a light breakfast and internet time. Linen is provided.

Glenelg Beach Hostel

Address:

1-7 Moseley Street, GLENELG

Phone:

+ 61 8 8376 0007 OR 1800 359 181 (Tollfree within Australia)

Fax:

+ 61 8 8376 0677

Credit cards accepted:

Mastercard, Visa

E-mail:

glenelgbeachhostel@bigpond.com

Website:

http://www.glenelgbeachhostel.com.au

The Glenelg Beach Hostel offers Budget Accommodation to travellers, backpackers and students.  Located in the heart of Glenelg, Adelaide's beachside suburb. The hostel has private single, twin share, doubles and dorm style rooms. Breakfast and linen are provided and there is a full kitchen for you to use.  Public transport to Flinders leaves from Moseley Street every 20 mins.  The Tram stop into the city is less than 100 metres and the beach is approximately 350 metres.  Glenelg boasts cafés, bars and restaurants.  All your shopping requirements are within easy walking distance.

Kiwi Lodge

Address:

 262-266 Hindley Street, ADELAIDE

Phone:

 +61 8 8231 9524 OR 1800 262 266 (Tollfree within Australia)

Fax:

 +61 8 8231 2671

Credit cards accepted:

 All major credit cards

E-mail:

 princes@princesmotel.net

Website:

 http://www.totaltravel.com.au/

Located in the heart of Adelaide's shopping/dining night life area of Hindley Street, on the City Free bus route and also the Adelaide Connector bus route. There is a variety of accommodation ranging from hostel style to apartment style. Weekly rates available. Linen and towels included in cost of accommodation.

Nomads "Tatts" in the City

Address:

17 Hindley Street, ADELAIDE

Phone:

+ 61 8 8231 3225 OR 1800 133 355 (Tollfree within Australia)

Credit cards accepted:

Bankcard, Mastercard, Visa, travellers cheques

E-mail:

info@totaltravel.com

Website:

http://www.backpackersadelaide.com/

The "Tatts" is a family run backpackers with 44 beds made up of dorms, quads, double/twin or triple rooms. Centrally located near to shops, restaurants, clubs and pubs. Free beer on arrival, tea/coffee, breakfast and weekly BBQ. Also, there is free use of the playstation, new release videos, board games, pool table or darts board. Linen is provided but you will need to provide your own towel.

Royal Adelaide Hospital Residential Wing

Address:

North Terrace, ADELAIDE

Phone:

+ 61 8 8222 5169

Fax:

+ 61 8 8222 4657

Credit cards accepted:

All major credit cards

E-mail:

prossi@mail.rah.sa.gov.au

Website:

http://www.rah.sa.gov.au/aboutrah/accom.htm

The Royal Adelaide Hospital Residential Wing provides a wide range of accommodation ranging from single rooms and ensuite rooms to VIP Flats. There are kitchens and bathrooms on each floor for use by those who are in single rooms and ensuite rooms. Multi-coin telephones are also provided to each floor and phone cards may be purchased from reception if required. A computer room is available with Internet access for those who book through reception. Meals can be purchased at the onsite cafeteria and kiosk. Located in the centre of Adelaide city, this is ideal Budget Accommodation for those who wish to be close to restaurants, shops and public transport. It should be noted that this accommodation is extremely popular and must be booked in advance. Linen is provided, but you will need to provide your own towel.

Sunny's Backpacker Hostel

Address:

Sunny's Backpacker Hostel

Phone:

+ 61 8 8231 2430 OR 1800 786 697 (Tollfree within Australia)

Credit cards accepted:

Bankcard, Mastercard, Visa, American Express, Diners Card, JCB, travellers cheques

E-mail:

stay@sunnys.com.au

Website:

http://www.sunnys.com.au/

Sunny's is located in downtown Adelaide just 100 metres from the Central Bus Station - the departure point for all interstate coaches and backpacker tours. Near markets, pubs, banks and nightlife. Free city loop buses and airport shuttle stop at their door. The hostel is a small family run business. Linen and towels are provided. Additional features include free pancakes every morning, free tea and coffee and the cheapest e-mail in town. You can also receive fascimiles for no charge and send outgoing facsimiles cheaply.